Current Laboratory Members

Joel is the laboratory Director, an Associate Professor in the Departments of Medical Social Sciences, Neurology, and Psychiatry, and an affiliate of the Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program. Faculty Profile.
Joel Voss, PhD joel-voss |at| northwestern |dot| edu
Shruti is a postdoctoral fellow interested in how predictions influence memories. She received her Ph.D. in 2017 from the University of California, Davis.
Shruti Dave shruti.dave |at| northwestern |dot| edu
Brennan obtained a B.A. in Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis in 2017. She is currently working as a research assistant on projects involving noninvasive brain stimulation, MRI, and memory.
Brennan Durr bedurr |at| northwestern |dot| edu
Melissa is a postdoctoral fellow interested in the representation of complex memories. She received her Ph.D. in 2018 from the University of Toronto.
Melissa Hebscher melissa.hebscher |at| northwestern |dot| edu
Molly is a NUIN Ph.D. student using noninvasive brain stimulation in conjunction with functional and structural MRI to study the roles of distributed brain networks in memory and cognition.
Molly Hermiller molly |dot| hermiller |at| northwestern |dot| edu
Erica is a Research Project Manager and the Lab Manager. She hammers order out of chaos. She obtained a B.A. from Claremont McKenna College and an MEd from Vanderbilt University before arriving at Northwestern.
Erica Karp erica |dot| karp |at| northwestern |dot| edu
Jim is a postdoc interested in how hippocampal networks contribute to episodic recall and memory-guided behaviors. He received his Ph.D. from the Vanderbilt University in 2015.
Jim Kragel james |dot| kragel |at| northwestern |dot| edu
Sarah is a neuroscience Ph.D. student chasing down the dream.
Sarah Lurie SarahLurie2017 |at| u |dot| northwestern |dot| edu
Dan is a NUIN PhD student. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and is working on EEG, fMRI, and TMS experiments of context- and rule-dependent associative learning.
Dan O'Young danieloyoung2008 |at| u |dot| northwestern |dot| edu
Mary is a Northwestern undergraduate who secretly runs the laboratory.
Mary Penckofer marypenckofer2019 |at| u |dot| northwestern |dot| edu
Kristen is a NUIN PhD student studying the effects of noninvasive brain stimulation on hippocampal networks and memory.
Kristen Warren KristenWarren2015 |at| u |dot| northwestern |dot| edu
Stephanie is a research assistant using MRI and TMS to study memory. She in interested in how memories shape our experiences and vice versa. She received her B.A. in Neuroscience and Psychology from Northwestern and plans to pursue graduate study in cognitive neuroscience..
Stephanie Wert StephanieWert2017 |at| u |dot| northwestern |dot| edu

Past Members

Aneesha received her PhD from the NUIN program in 2019. She is now a Quantitative Scientist at BetterUp Inc. in San Francisco.
Aneesha Nilakantan
Evan was the Lab Manager and resident sauropsida enthusiast. He is now a student in the Audiology Doctorate program at UW Madison.
Evan Davies
Missie was a research assistant and is now a graduate student in speech-language pathology.
Missie Gunlogson
Robert was a full-time Research Assistant and recently entered the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Northwestern.
Robert Palumbo
Donna is a Research Assistant Professor at the Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine. Faculty Profile.
Donna Bridge, PhD
John Walker was a postdoc and is now a Machine Learning Analytics Advisor at CVS Health.
Valerie was a Research Project Coordinator and the Laboratory Manager.
Sungshin was a postdoctoral fellow from 2015-2017 and is now Principal Investigator of the Computational Learning and Memory Neuroscience Laboratory at the Institute for Basic Sciences in Korea. IBS website.
Sungshin Kim, PhD clmnlab |at| gmail |dot| com
Zainab was a Rotman Ph.D. student visiting on Weston Brain Institute International Fellowship in Neuroscience and then a postdoctoral fellow. Zainab is now a Mitacs Elevate fellow at York University and xSensa Labs Inc.
Anthony was a postdoctoral fellow from 2012-2016, and is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at University of North Texas. UNT website.
Anthony Ryals, PhD anthony.ryals |at| unt |dot| edu
Jon was a Senior Research Technologist and the laboratory manager. He now works as an analyst at SAS in North Carolina.
Bianca was a Northwestern psychology undergraduate who completed a senior honors thesis in the lab.
Elise was a research project coordinator for projects involving noninvasive brain stimulation and memory from 2014-2016. She is now a student in the joint USB-Stanford clinical psychology program.
Jane was an F32-supported postdoctoral fellow in the lab from 2012-2015 who led several fMRI and TMS projects. She is now a Research Scientist at Google DeepMind in London.
Jane Wang, PhD janeruns |at| gmail |dot| com
Evan was a research assistant now in a Clinical Neuropsychology Ph.D. program.
Evan Gross evangzacharygross |at| gmail |dot| com
Kelly was our extraordinary lab manager from 2012-2014. She in now in a Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program.
Kelly Brandstatt kellybrandstatt |at| gmail |dot| com
Poor little Timothy was sweeping the chimneys one day and disappeared near the server.
Timothy Teabottom littletimtim |at| prodigy |dot| net